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Published Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, 12:19 pm
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The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton VDOT transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties, Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke. Work scheduled is subject to change due to inclement weather and material supplies. Motorists are advised to watch for slow-moving tractors during mowing operations. Also, when traveling through a work zone, be alert to periodic changes in traffic patterns and lane closures.

(NEW) or (UPDATE) indicates a new entry or a revised entry since last week’s report.

 

ALLEGHANY COUNTY

 

INTERSTATE 64

(UPDATE) Mile marker 7.5 to 7, westbound – Lane closures for spot milling and paving. October10 and 11, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 16 to 7, eastbound and westbound – Be alert for crews cleaning of bridge slopes. October 8 to 11, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 19 to 16.6, eastbound and westbound – Lane closures for cleaning barrier walls. October 9 to 11, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 36 to 37, eastbound – Lane closures for spot milling and paving. October 10 and 11, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 41 to 0, eastbound and westbound – Lane closures for cleaning bridge decks. October 7 to 11, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 41 to 0, eastbound and westbound – Be alert for crews cleaning paved ditches and removing debris.October 7 to 11, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Various roads – Shoulder repairs and brush cutting with flagger traffic control. Mowing with signs for traffic control, Monday toFriday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 647 – Pavement work from Hattie Street to Horse Mountain View and Mallow Road.  Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Estimated completion November 2013.

Route 792 – Pavement work from Horse Mountain View to Mallow Road.  Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Estimated completion November 2013.

Various roads – Shoulder repairs, brush cutting and patching with flagger traffic control. Mowing with signs for traffic control,Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

 

BATH COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

Various roads – Brush cutting and ditch cleaning with flagger traffic control. Mowing with signs for traffic control. Monday toFriday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Various roads – Patching, pipe replacement, ditch cleaning and brush cutting with flagger traffic control. Mowing with signs for traffic control. Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

UPDATE) Mile marker 41 to 57, eastbound and westbound – Be alert for crews cleaning bridge slopes and removing debris.October 7 to 11, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 57 to 41, eastbound and westbound – Lane closures for cleaning bridge decks. October 7 to 10, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 173 to 195, northbound and southbound – Be alert for crews cleaning bridge slopes, repairing mile marker signs and removing debris. October 7 to 11, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 180.8 – Right shoulder closure for bridge repair over Route 11 at Exit 180 (Fancy Hill). Also southbound I-81 left exit ramp narrows to lane closures on Route 11.  Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completionOct.18, 2013.

Mile marker 182.2 to 182.3 – Northbound and southbound shoulder closures at Route 680 (Falling Spring Road) for bridge repair. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Estimated completion Oct. 31, 2013.

Mile marker 183.7 – Northbound shoulder closures over Route 679 (Hops Hill Road) for bridge repair. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Estimated completion Oct. 31, 2013.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 200 to 202.5, northbound – Mobile, alternating lane closures are scheduled for October 7 through October 9, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, to complete sealing of rumble strips on the Truck Climbing Lane project. Watch for slow moving vehicles. Additional right- and center-lane closures for pavement testing between mile markers 195 to 199 are also scheduled for October 10, 7 p.m. to 3 a.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 205 to 173, northbound and southbound – Lane closures as needed for mowing operations, debris removal and repairing shoulders on ramps.  October 8 to 11, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 11 at I-81 Exit 180 (Fancy Hill) – Flagger-controlled lane closures for repairs to I-81 bridge. Monday toFriday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion Oct. 18, 2013.

Route 11 (South Lee Highway) – Single lane and shoulder closures as needed for fiber optic cable installation. Flagger controlled traffic in work zone from the Natural Bridge Fire Station to 0.07 miles south of Route 680 (Falling Spring Road). Estimated completion November 2013.

Route 11 – Paving work from Route 760 (Golf Course Road) to Route 648 (Tinkerville Road). Flagger controlled northbound and southbound lane closures as needed, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Estimated completion November 2013.

Route 60 (East Nelson Street, Lexington) – Bridge over Varner Lane is closed. East Nelson Street traffic from Washington Street to Randolph Street will be rerouted onto Washington Street for the duration of the bridge reconstruction. Watch for detour signs. Estimated completion is December 2013.

Various roads – Patching, pothole repairs, pipe replacement, ditching, tree removal and brush cutting with flagger traffic control. Mowing with signs for traffic control. Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 679 (Hops Hill Road) – Shoulder closure or flagger controlled lane closure as needed for repair of bridge over I-81 southbound.  Work zone is 0.10 miles from Route 11 to 1.8 miles to Route 680. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Estimated completion Oct. 31, 2013.

Route 680 (Falling Spring Road) – Shoulder or flagger controlled lane closures as needed for repair of bridge over I-81.  Work zone is 0.2 miles from Route 11 to 0.05 miles to Fancy Hill Lane. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Estimated completion Oct. 31, 2013.

Route 696 (Ford Hill Road) – Partial closure of Route 696 for bridge repair over Hayslette Creek. Work zone from intersection of Route 654 (Hayslette Road) and .3 mile west to Route 655 (Blacks Creek Road). October 7 to October 24.  Detour via Route 654 to Route 251 or Route 655 to Route 251.

Route 710 (Sterrett Road) – Daytime lane closures for bridge work as part of the I-81 Truck Climbing Lane project. Route 710 traffic will be reduced to one northbound lane Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. while crews work on the I-81 bridge deck. In addition, flaggers will temporarily hold traffic at various times during the work day as needed. Estimated completion November 2013.

Various roads – Patching, pothole repairs, pipe replacement, ditching, grading, tree removal and brush cutting with flagger traffic control. Mowing with signs for traffic control. Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

 

HIGHLAND COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 250 – Shoulder repairs with flagger traffic control, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 614 (Cowpasture River Road South) – (Rural Rustic project) Pipe replacement with flagger traffic control. Monday toFriday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Route 642 (Laurel Fork Road) – Ditching, grading, adding stone where needed with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday.8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Route 678 (Bullpasture River Road) – Pipe replacement with flagger traffic control. Monday to Friday. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Various roads – Patching with signs for traffic control. Monday to Friday. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

 

AUGUSTA COUNTY

INTERSTATE 64

Mile marker exit 91 (Fishersville), eastbound and westbound – Left shoulder closure at exit 91 ramp for continuing ramp earthwork.

 

INTERSTATE 81

(NEW) Mile marker 205 to 237, northbound and southbound – Lane closures for mowing operations. October 7 to 11, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Mile marker 205 to 237, northbound and southbound – Be alert for roadside debris removal, cleaning paved ditches and repair of shoulders on ramps. October 8 to 11, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(UPDATE) Mile marker 227 to 210, southbound – Lane closures for spot milling and paving. October 9 to 10, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 11 (Lee Highway, Greenville area with project-related work on Stover School Road, Church Street View Street, Palmer Street,  Graham Street, Old Staunton Road as needed.) – Northbound intermittent lane closures for sewer project.Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Estimated completion Nov. 30, 2013.

Route 340 (North Delphine Avenue, Waynesboro) Lane closures and lane shifts as needed for drainage work at various locations and milling and paving. Monday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Estimated completion October 2013.

(UPDATE) Route 358 (Woodrow Wilson Avenue) – intermittent lane closure for final paving operations from Route 880 (James Anderson Road) to Route 887 (Vance Lane). Traffic will be detoured. Estimated completion October 18, 2013.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 612 (Laurel Hill Road) intersection with Route 792 (Indian Mound Road) including Riverside Avenue and Razor Blade Lane, near Verona – Alternating eastbound and westbound single lane closures for soil testing, Oct. 9 through Oct. 10. Traffic controlled 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. by flaggers and signs.

(NEW) Route 622 (Waynesboro) – Stop and proceed traffic pattern for installation of box culvert over Steele Run stream. Work zone is 1.10 miles to dead end and 0.40 miles from Waynesboro. Detour signs will be in place. October 1 to October 31.

Route 642 (Barren Ridge Road) – Flagger controlled traffic from 0.07 miles north of Route 794 to 0.25 miles south of Route 795 for Rural Rustic project. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Estimated completion Nov. 29, 2013.

(UPDATE) Route 701 (Howardsville Road) between Route 11 (Lee Highway) and Route 613 (Old Greenville Road) – Right shoulder closures with possible single lane closures for installation of right turn lane for C. Layman Subdivision. Monday to Friday, 8.a.m. to 5.p.m.  Estimated completion October 2013.

Route 754 – Resurfacing project that will include pipe installation, construction of new ditch lines, grading of surfaces and paving operations – Shoulder and lane closures as needed, controlled by flaggers. Estimated completion Nov. 15, 2013.

Route 828 (Cattle Scales Road) – Pavement work with flagger traffic control. Expected completion October 2013. Route 1050 – Pavement work from Route 250 (Jefferson Highway) to cul-de-sac. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Estimated completion November 2013.

Route 1316 – Pavement work from Route 250 (Jefferson Highway) to cul-de-sac. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Estimated completion November 2013.

Route 1427 (Brand Station Road) – Right shoulder closure and flagger controlled intermittent lane closures, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., as needed for underground utility work. Work zone 0.94 miles west of Route 638 (Desper Hollow Road) to 0.18 miles of Staunton city limits. Estimated completion end of October 2013.

Route 1510 (Stuart Avenue, Stuarts Draft) – Pavement work with flagger traffic control, Expected completion October 2013.

 

 

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY 

INTERSTATE 81

(UPDATE) Mile marker 237 to 264, northbound and southbound – Be alert for roadside debris removal and northbound shoulder repairs. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Various roads – Guardrail upgrades with daytime shoulder closures. Occasional nighttime lane closures. Monday to Friday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Estimated completion Jan. 14, 2014.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 (South Main Street) from Route 918 (Mill Street) to 0.2 miles south of Route 918 – Bridge replacement over North River at intersection with Route 727 (Airport Road). Temporary lane shift (10 foot lanes) for duration of the project. Flagging operations as needed. Estimated completion Dec. 6, 2013.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

(UPDATE) Route 617 (Church Street, Town of Timberville) – Utility upgrades with intermittent lane closures controlled by flaggers between Route 42 and Route 1521 (East Riverside Drive). Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Estimated completion October.

Route 726 (Stone Spring Road and Peach Grove Avenue) – New road construction to extend Southeast Connector. Possible shoulder closures controlled by signs, from 0.512 miles east of Harrisonburg city limits to 0.149 miles west of city limits. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Estimated completion November 2014.

Route 727 (Airport Road) – Bridge work from Route 11 (Lee Highway) to Route 696 (Kisers Road). Road closed until further notice. Estimated completion Dec. 6, 2013.

Route 918 (Mill Street) – Closed to traffic from the Route 11 (South Main Street) intersection as part of the bridge replacement work on Route 11 and Route 727 (Airport Road).  Route 918 can be accessed from Route 867 (Old Bridgewater Road). Estimated completion Dec. 6, 2013.

 

PAGE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 340 – New traffic pattern as part of the bridge construction work over Compton Creek and Norfolk Southern Railway. Traffic has been routed onto new section of roadway, 0.1 mile south of Route 663 (Island Ford Road) to 0.16 mile south of Route 662 (Compton Hollow Road). Expect daily lane closures and 24-hour shoulder closures. Estimated completion for bridge work is fall 2013.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 615, various locations – Paving with flagger controlled traffic.  Estimated completion October 2013.

Route 654, various locations – Paving with flagger controlled traffic.  Estimated completion October 2013.

Route 686 (Smeltzer’s Road) – Compton Creek/Norfolk Southern Railroad Bridge project. New alignment of Route 340 (Stonewall Jackson Memorial Highway). Intersection of Route 686 (Smeltzer’s Road) and Route 340, from 0.24 miles south of the intersection of Route 662 (Compton Hollow Road) at Route 340, is permanently closed. A cul-de-sac will be constructed at the west end of Route 686. Motorists wishing to access Route 686 will need to turn off of Route 340 onto Route 662 and travel 0.26 miles east on Route 662 to Route 686. Signs will be posted.

Estimated completion fall 2013.

 

 

SHENANDOAH COUNTY

INTERSTATE 81

(UPDATE) Mile marker 264 to 300, northbound and southbound – Be alert for debris removal and shoulder and cross over repairs. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Various roads – Guardrail upgrades with daytime shoulder closures. Occasional nighttime lane closures. Monday to Friday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Estimated completion Jan. 14, 2014.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 11 and Route 42 (Woodstock) – New intersection construction of East Reservoir Road and Route 11. Flagger controlled traffic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday to Friday. Be alert for new traffic patterns and temporary signals. Estimated completion May 2014.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 629 – Paving from Route 11 (Old Valley Pike) to Main Street. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Estimated completion November 2013.

Route 850 – Paving from Route 629 to dead end. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Estimated completion November 2013.

(NEW) Various roads – Mowing, patching and scraping on various roads Monday – Friday.

 

FREDERICK COUNTY

INTERSTATE 66

No lane closures reported.

 

INTERSTATE 81

(UPDATE) Mile marker 300 to 324, northbound and southbound – Be alert for debris removal and cross over repairs. Monday, Thursday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 301.7 to 306.18, northbound – Alternating mobile lane closures for installation of pavement markings. October 9 to 11, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(NEW) Mile marker 302, southbound – Right lane closure at exit 302 for paving of southbound on and off ramps. October 9 to 11, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

at on and off ramps

Mile marker 313 (exit 313) – Single lane closures as needed for repairs to Route 50 bridge over I-81 at exit 313. Monday to Friday, 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Estimated completion mid-October.

Various locations – Guardrail upgrades with daytime shoulder closures. Occasional nighttime lane closures. Monday to Friday, 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Estimated completion Jan. 14, 2014.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

Route 50 – Single lane closure on bridge over I-81 at exit 313 for bridge repairs. Monday to Friday, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Estimated completion mid-October.

(NEW) Route 522 (Nain area) – Northbound lane closure from Route 654 intersection to 1000 feet south of intersection for pavement rehabilitation project. Oct. 7, 7 a.m. to Oct. 10, 5 p.m.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 627 (Reliance Road) – Flagger controlled traffic at I-81 exit 302 interchange for paving of on and off ramps.  October 9 to 11, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

(NEW) Route 642 (Tasker Road) – Lane and shoulder closures at intersection with route 636 (White Oak Road) for installation of new traffic signal. Flagger controlled traffic 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Estimated completion October 25.

(NEW) Various roads – Mowing and shoulder work on various roads Monday – Friday.

 

CLARKE COUNTY

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Various roads – Shoulder work on various roads, Monday – Friday.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

(NEW) Various roads – Mowing on various roads, Monday – Friday.

 

WARREN COUNTY

INTERSTATE 66

(UPDATE) Mile marker 0 to 14.7, westbound and eastbound – Be alert for roadside debris removal and cross over repair. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

INTERSTATE 81

No lane closures reported.

 

PRIMARY ROADS

(NEW) Route 55 – Alternating, single lane closures over South Fork of the Shenandoah River for bridge inspection. October 7 to 11, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(NEW) Route 340 – Alternating single lane closures over South Fork of the Shenandoah River for bridge inspection. October 7 to 11, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(NEW) Route 522 – Alternating, single lane closures over South Fork of the Shenandoah River for bridge inspection. October 7 to 11, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(NEW) Various roads – Brush cutting on various roads, Monday – Friday.

 

SECONDARY ROADS

Route 613 (Indian Hollow Road) – Replacement of low-water bridge over South Fork of the Shenandoah River. Work zone is from Route 628 to 0.35 miles north. Traffic controlled by flaggers Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Expect minor delays. Estimated completion October 2014.

(NEW) Various roads – Brush cutting and grading on various roads Monday – Friday.

 

Vegetation management may occur district wide on various routes.

Motorists are reminded to use extreme caution when traveling through work zones.

Traffic alerts and traveler information can be obtained by dialing 511. Traffic alerts and traveler information also are available at511Virginia.org. For other assistance call the VDOT Customer Service Center, available 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week. Citizens can dial 1-800-FOR- ROAD (1-800-367-7623) from anywhere in the state to report road hazards, ask transportation questions, or get information related to Virginia’s roads.

The Staunton District Twitter feed is at @VaDOTStaunton. VDOT can be followed on FacebookFlickrTwitter and YouTube.RSS feeds are also available for statewide information. The VDOT Web page is located at www.VirginiaDOT.org.



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